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Poster: duckpond74 Date: Jul 20, 2010 10:06am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Tamalpais High – The Main Ten Jam connection?

Have you checked out the P.E.R.R.O. (planet earth rock & roll orchestra) recordings. You may find more bits in there to intrigue you furthur . . . Including a 'Tamalpais' jam.

Though my little house is bursting from years of buying and collecting all sorts of recordings, I would not hesitate for a second to pick up a box set of 'the complete P.E.R.R.O. recordings'. Stephen Barncard are you listening???

Years ago on David Gans' GD radio hour, he played a fantastic extended version and different take of 'Traction in the Rain' where Jerry and Phil take off for an extended jam at the end. Unfortunately and ironically, there was an amazing lightening storm with torrential rains at the time of the broadcast rendering it unlistenable from the airwave static. If anyone has a copy of this track, or knows which GD hour it was broadcast, I'd be most grateful.

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Poster: cosmic charlie dupree Date: Jul 20, 2010 11:04am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Tamalpais High – The Main Ten Jam connection?

DP74 - Thanks for your response. I do have the Perro sessions, and that version of Tamalpais is much longer and meanders more than the studio version. Re: your search for Traction In The Rain, could it have been from KPFA's Dead To The World? See if the below rings a bell, though I don't know how to actually listen to these arhives.

Dead To The World
Wednesday, February 25, 1998

Hour 1: Live phone interview with Oliver Trager, author of The American Book of the Dead, currently working on a biography of Lord Buckley.
The Nazz - Lord Buckley, His Royal Hipness
Jerry Garcia talks about Lord Buckley (phone interview by Trager 2/18/92)

Hour 2: the RAIN show, originally broadcast January 11, 1995
RAIN montage
Looks Like Rain->
Terrapin - Grateful Dead 10/3/87 Shoreline
RAIN
Cold Rain and Snow - GD, date unknown (live, possibly Skull & Roses outtake?)
RAIN
Keys to the Rain - Robert Hunter, Tales of the Great Rum Runners
RAIN
Weather Report Suite - GD 3/23/74 Cow Palace
RAIN
Traction in the Rain - David Crosby, If I Could Only Remember My Name
RAIN
Rain - Beatles, Revolver (?)

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Poster: duckpond74 Date: Jul 20, 2010 11:48am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Tamalpais High – The Main Ten Jam connection?

Thanks for that research Charlie. Though I can no longer get 'Dead to the World' live, that wasn't it. The version I'm searching for was definitely on a GD Radio Hour - several years back.

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Poster: Reade Date: Jul 21, 2010 7:41am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Tamalpais High – The Main Ten Jam connection?

GDH 332 is a distillation of the DTTW 'Rain' show, but oddly doesn't include the Crosby tune 'Traction' under discussion here.

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Poster: duckpond74 Date: Jul 21, 2010 9:14am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Tamalpais High – The Main Ten Jam connection?

Thanks for that research Reade. Now I'm even more curious as to the source . . .

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Poster: vapors Date: Jul 20, 2010 10:53am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Tamalpais High – The Main Ten Jam connection?

An extended Tamalpais High :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nisOp7AFL4&;feature=related

Not what you are asking for, but worth a mention and listen - David and Graham playing Traction in the Rain in 1971:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzA0dtMf4Uk&;feature=PlayList&p=F403582C7AFAFB66&playnext_from=PL&playnext=1&index=8

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Poster: deadpolitics Date: Jul 20, 2010 11:25am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Tamalpais High – The Main Ten Jam connection?

Thank you for these links!

It has become very very obvious that I need to acquire a copy of this album. I feel like I've been living under a rock. Always loved CSN(Y) but never heard this GD backed Crosby album. Wow. Awesome.

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Poster: Diamondhead Date: Jul 20, 2010 5:17pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Tamalpais High – The Main Ten Jam connection?

You will enjoy. It truly changed Crosby's musical legacy in my book. I have been listening to this record regularly for over 30 years in all formats except 8-track.

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Poster: duckpond74 Date: Jul 20, 2010 11:31am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Tamalpais High – The Main Ten Jam connection?

You will also want to seek out a copy of their second official release - the eponymous 'Graham Nash David Crosby'. The only CD release I've seen of this was on a limited edition Atlantic records 'Atlantic Original Sound' - one of 50 titles released to commemorate their 50th anniversary - Atlantic 7567-80770-2. The original vinyl was packaged in a slim all black gatefold with a small square cut out to show a small picture of them on stage. Garcia, Lesh, Kreutzman, Chris Ethridge, Dave Mason, Greg Reeves, all of James Taylor's band and others all are featured. Good luck finding one of these - it's well worth the search.

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Poster: duckpond74 Date: Jul 20, 2010 11:20am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Tamalpais High – The Main Ten Jam connection?

Thanks V, I'll investigate the 4 CDs that this video was sourced from - I only have 3 discs, and they're mostly acoustic. Always looking for more of what's out there from these sessions.

Love any version of 'Traction in the Rain'. I've got the GD productions 'Another Stony Evening', and the 2 LP trademark of quality bootleg recording of the night before . . . the performance which I still prefer.